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15/12/14 - Lima outcome keeps climate talks on track for Paris Agreement

The European Union welcomes the outcome of the United Nations climate conference in Lima as a step forward on the road to a global climate deal in Paris next year. The conference agreed on two deliverables, the Lima Call for Climate Action and the draft elements text for the 2015 Agreement. As countries come forward with proposed emissions reduction targets in the coming months, the Lima Call for Climate Action requires all countries to describe their proposed target in a clear, transparent and understandable way.

07/12/14 - The EIB at the UN’s COP 20 climate conference

The EIB has observer status at COP 20, where global nations will negotiate and shape their contributions to vastly reduce carbon emissions before a global agreement in Paris at the end of 2015. This year the EIB delegation to Lima consists of high-level experts and is headed by the Vice-President Jonathan Taylor, responsible for Climate Change and Environment.

04/12/14 - COP20 Climate change talks: European Parliament delegation to attend Lima summit

A 12-strong delegation of MEPs will take part in the UN climate conference in Lima, Peru, from Monday to Friday. The 20th Conference of Parties (COP20) aims to set out the structure of a global and binding climate agreement to be concluded in Paris in 2015. In a resolution voted last month, the European Parliament reiterated the EU commitment to getting on track for a below 2°C climate warming scenario, and pledged to step up European contributions to the Green Climate Fund (GCF).